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Kohima police arrests 5 persons in connection with robbery at courier office

Kohima police arrest 5 persons in connection with robbery at courier office, Delhivery Private Limited in Kohima which happened on July 22, 2020
(Arrested persons along with recovered items in Kohima police custody)

Kohima, July 27 (NEx): Kohima police arrested 5 persons in connection with robbery at Delhivery Private Limited, an online logistic delivery service, near High School junction Kohima, which happened on July 22, 2020. The accused persons have been remanded to police custody for further investigation.

During the operation, the stolen money amounting to Rs. 16,61,700/-(Sixteen Lakhs Sixty One Thousand Seven Hundred only), 4 (four) brand new RedMi 8A Dual mobile phones, 2 (two) small arms (pistol), 1 (one) magazine, 4 (four) live rounds, 6 (six) Extortion slip/work permit of NSCN(IM) alongwith several incriminating items were recovered and seized from their possession. Further, the vehicle bearing registration number NL-01T/8856, which was used during the commission of the crime was also recovered.

Following the robbery, which happened on July 22, 2020 by armed unknown miscreants, a case vide Kohima North PS Case No. 0030/2020 U/S 392/34 IPC R/W 25(1A)(1B) Arms Act was registered and a manhunt was launched to nab the miscreants, by a team of Kohima Police led by SDPO (North) to nab the miscreants.

Based on the discovery of incriminating evidence, three persons residing at Lazami Village and one person from Phugoboto Town were arrested for their involvement in the crime on July 26, 2020. Preliminary investigation has revealed the involvement of one of the staff of Delhivery Pvt. Ltd. Accordingly, one person identified as Vishika Swu (30 years) S/o Alho Swu, Village-Lazaphuyeqa, PO/PS-Pughoboto, District-Zunheboto, Present Address- Naga Bazar colony, Kohima was arrested for connivance in the instant case.

The other four arrested persons identified as: –

(1) Henito Swu (37 years) SS Razu Peyu NSCN (IM) S/o- Alho Swu, Village-Lazaphuyeqa, PO/PS- Pughoboto, District- Zunheboto, Present Address- Lazami Village.
(2) Qhevishe Sheqi (41 Years) SS Leacy NSCN (IM) S/o Yekhamu Sheqi, Village-Meshilimi, PO/PS- Pughoboto, Present Address-Shenaito colony, Pughoboto, District-Zunheboto.
(3) Chekiye Achumi (44 years) S/O- Shikhu Achumi, Village-Lazami PO/PS- Pughoboto, District- Zunheboto, Present Address-Lazami Village and
(4) Daniel Swu (27 years) S/o Shovishe Swu, Village-Lazami PO/PS- Pughoboto, District- Zunheboto, Present Address-Lazami Village.

After observing all legal formalities, the accused persons have been remanded to police custody for the purpose of further investigation. Efforts are on to recover the remaining amount and the other stolen items.

Kohima Police further warned of strict action against criminals and anti-social elements indulging in criminal activities and endangering public peace and security.